“I love the Mac and we are very committed to it. Stay tuned.”
While there’s a very real possibility the exchange is fiction, MacRumors points out that it does appear to originate from Apple’s corporate servers, based on the full headers they received.
It wouldn’t be completely out of the question for Cook to directly respond to a quirky customer email in his spare time, though it’s also more likely that this was handled by Apple’s relations team.
While we’ll continue to heed Cook’s advice and stay tuned to all the latest MacBook developments, previous rumours have suggested that the new line will drop in October.
Time will tell what innovations the company has in its locker. Headphone port removal, anyone?